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Home Page - Rockford, Illinois' Youth Cross Country Team

The Wildcats is a Youth Cross Country Team that started running in 1997. The program is designed to let kids have fun while learning about running. The ages of our runners range from 5-18. The program is open to all who might be interested in running. We compete in a series of cross-country meets during the fall, beginning in early October. The Wildcats host a meet on October 31, 2015, which is open to all youth runners. The Wildcats are a part of the Rockford Road Runners, a Road Runners Club of America organization member club. Rockford Wildcats are also affiliated with AAU and USA Track and Field.







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Be a Wildcat start running today! Practice schedule below.

Rockford Wildcats – Running Inspiration



Rockford Wildcats 19th Annual

Youth Cross Country Meet & Adult Open 3k

Sat. Oct. 31, 2015





Wildcat Mission Statement

We will provide all youth with the opportunity to
reach personal goals, be a leader, practice good
sportsmanship and learn respect for self and others.



  • Wildcats will be positive role models.
  • Wildcats value each runner and the efforts they are making.
  • Wildcats realize that each runner has different talents, abilities and goals.
  • Wildcats measure success by effort and personal satisfaction rather than place or time.
  • Wildcats value the relationships made and the fun shared by all kids who are team members.






Wildcats Fall Session 2015

 Be sure to bring a signed 2015 release FORM  to your first practice of the season.

 New runners may join at any of our practices with a signed release form.

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Mon. Nov. 16

5:30 pm

River Path

Tues. Nov. 17

5:30 pm

River Path

Thurs. Nov. 19

5:30 pm

River Path

Sat. Nov. 21

Wildcats Annual Awards Banquet

Mon. Nov. 23

5:30 pm

River Path

Tues. Nov. 24

5:30 pm

River Path

Thurs. Nov. 26

No Practice


Friday Nov. 27


Sinnissppi Park – Meet Near Golf Club House

Mon. Nov. 30

5:30 pm

River Path

Wed. Dec. 2

5:30 pm

River Path

Last practice of 2015

Sat. Dec. 5 – AAU National Youth Cross Country Meet – Decatur, AL


Winter break we plan to be back running March 2016 !





















































































Go Wildcats !!!




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